White Horse Farm − Self Catering Cottages in Rural Dorset

Our calendars are open for 2022 and we have already had many bookings. Our rates continue to be  very competitive and loyalty discounts are offered to our many returning guests.

See our Special Offers page for any late availability.  

We offer winter lets in our barn cottages from November but in normal times our 4 star lodge is open all year.  

The legal requirements for Covid 19 cleaning protocols are being relaxed along with many such legal restrictions but we are still committed to thorough cleaning, aeration and commonsense precautions for our accommodations.

We have four Visit England 3 star self-catering barn conversion cottages, and a luxury 3-bedroomed Visit England 4 star Wessex built lodge cabin called Otter’s Holt. All with Wi-Fi access! Our properties are surrounded by 2 acres of gardens and paddock with a large (secure) duck pond. We have a fully equipped recreation room with table football, large collection of DVD’s to borrow, books, indoor and outdoor games and much more.

An ideal retreat for a couple or family to enjoy the delights of Dorset, including museums, beaches and coastal walks. In a great location in Dorset, White Horse Farm is situated in Middlemarsh, 6 miles south of the quaint, characterful abbey town of Sherborne, 12 miles north of the lovely country town of Dorchester and 4 miles from the small village of Cerne Abbas, with its famous Cerne Giant engraved on the hillside. White Horse Farm offers the perfect location for both active holidays or quiet retreat. Get away from it all and visit us soon

bedrooms: 8

family friendly

pet friendly

size: 2 Acres

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Otter’s Holt

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Open All Year Round

We are open all year and during the winter months, with the exception of Otter’s Holt, can offer Winter Lets for up to 5 months plus Special Offers on late availability. 

Welcome

White Horse Farm provides picturesque, pet friendly, self-catering cottages based just outside Sherborne in Dorset. Our holiday cottages, lodge and amenities provide a countryside escape for you and your family where there is plenty to do, with fantastic views and scenery. The accommodation is ideal for both self-catering holidays and longer winter lets. Dogs and most pets are welcome; and there are wonderful dog walks in the surrounding areas through Dorset and fantastic locations for your pets to explore – we also want them to have a great time.

Whilst you are with us why not visit Sherborne, Dorchester and the other beautiful and historic towns surrounding us in Dorset.

Please come and visit us for a wonderful holiday experience. Whether it is for a summer getaway or a cosy winter break, book direct with us today.

Facilities

We have a fully equipped recreation room with table football, large collection of DVDs to borrow, books, indoor and outdoor games and much more. BBQ hut for family get togethers of up to 15 people that will ensure rain or shine a warm cosy place to have some fun. We have an outdoor top quality table tennis table and a two-acre paddock which has been largely left to nature, with grass paths mown through it. There are many species of flora and fauna living in the paddock and you can often see deer and numerous species of birds. We also have a duck pond which you can sit around and enjoy a glass of wine.

We welcome well behaved and supervised dogs – no extra charge (for two or less). We have a large paddock which is fenced off and there are many lovely dog walking areas nearby. We have a number of walking books suitable for dogs which you can borrow. Other animals are welcome by arrangement.

TOURIST INFORMATION

Explore the many museums within easy reach of this property, including Haynes Motor Museum and Keep Military Museum. In a great location in Dorset, White Horse Farm is situated in Middlemarsh, 6 miles south of the quaint, characterful abbey town of Sherborne, 12 miles north of the lovely country town of Dorchester and 4 miles from the small village of Cerne Abbas, with its famous Cerne Giant engraved on the hillside. White Horse Farm offers a lovely ambience for a holiday and a retreat to get away from it all.

Stonehenge

Walk in the footsteps of your Neolithic ancestors at Stonehenge – one of the wonders of the world and the best-known prehistoric monument in Europe. Explore the ancient landscape on foot and step inside the Neolithic Houses to discover the tools and objects of everyday Neolithic life. Visit the world-class exhibition and visitor centre with 250 ancient objects and come face to face with a 5,500 year-old man.

 

Minterne Magna Gardens

www.minterne.co.uk

Tel: 01300 341370

Open beginning March until end October daily 10.00 to 6.00pm. A few miles south of White Horse Farm on the A352 a perennial favourite of our visitors. Cascades, small lakes, rare rhododendrons, great beech and oak trees.

Fleet Air Museum

Tel: 01935 840 565

www.fleetairarm.com

Open daily except 24th, 25th, and 26th December On the B3151, just off the A303/A37 at RNAS Yeovilton, Somerset The fleet air arm museum is one of the largest aviation museums extending over 6.5 acres. Learn about flight through the ages and let the hands on equipment and interactive pods assist you on your journey. Suitable for Children.